avg update restart ineffective

  peter gr 21:16 25 Feb 2009

Since Feb 14th, every update is apparently successful but "needs a restart". Restarting produces the same message, the update not having been installed. My virus data base is flagged up as out of date. Everything worked fine prior to Feb 14th.
Any suggestions?

  MAT ALAN 21:21 25 Feb 2009

There should be no need to restart any update for AVG try uninstalling and reinstalling the prog...

  Pip58 22:25 25 Feb 2009

peter gr
I had exactly the same problem with avg on my laptop. In the end I just removed it completely and reinstalled it and it is now working properly.Hope this reassures you.

  peter gr 15:14 03 Mar 2009

Uninstall failed. Error message: "avgemc.exec couldn't crate a back-up".
Acquired an up to date version of avg on cd and tried a Repair installation. This appeared to install ok but trying an update afterwards got a "general error" message.
Tried to uninstall and got an error message "Local machine installation failed for directory Temp:setting directory access rig Invalid parameter specified".
Still trying...

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